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School Catering

Volume 406: debated on Tuesday 10 June 2003

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To ask the Secretary of State for Education and Skills if he will make a statement on schools to which chicken adulterated with beef protein has been supplied. [116851]

Schools are encouraged to follow the Department's guidance on nutritional standards. However, it is the responsibility of the LEA, or schools with delegated budgets, to decide on the suppliers and quality of the products they use in the preparation of school meals.It is extremely regrettable that this has happened.